The Perfect Candidate

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  • Sunday, Jun 13, 2021 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jun 12, 2021 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jun 12, 2021 9 p.m.
  • Friday, Jun 11, 2021 8:45 p.m.

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This film will be screened in the Nightlight Theater!

When Maryam, a hardworking young doctor in a small-town clinic, is prevented from flying to Dubai for a conference without a male guardian's approval, she seeks help from a politically connected cousin but inadvertently registers as a candidate for the municipal council. Maryam sees the election as a way to fix the muddy road in front of her clinic, but her campaign slowly garners broader appeal.

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